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Re: [postfix-users] Re: Unique to securehostedemail.com, or postfix overall?

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  • Noel Jones
    ... The fact the site is running postfix is irrelevant. This is a site configuration problem. -- Noel Jones
    Message 1 of 8 , Nov 30, 2007
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      Tuc at T-B-O-H.NET wrote:
      >> Tony Earnshaw wrote:
      >>> Noel Jones skrev, on 22-11-2007 07:05:
      >>>> Tuc at T-B-O-H.NET wrote:
      >>>>> Hi,
      >>>>>
      >>>>> Hopefully people don't get TOO TOO confused by this. :)
      >>>>>
      >>>>> securehostedemail.com (Was Critical Path, now Tucows I think)
      >>>>> with that as of yesterday seems to have changed the way they respond
      >>>>> to email.
      >>>>> I think I've figured out they are running Postfix, but I'm not sure
      >>>>> if this
      >>>>> issue is unique to them, or postfix in general. I've tried to contact
      >>>>> them with
      >>>>> no real luck. So maybe they are watching here, and/or its a glitch
      >>>>> somewhere.
      >>>>>
      >>>>> As of about 2 days ago, when my sendmail system contacts the
      >>>>> inbound.hughes.net.cust.securehostedemail.com system (which I believe is
      >>>>> postfix) and forwards on (We do MX mail for a domain that the end
      >>>>> user is
      >>>>> a hughes.net subscriber) we seem to get a more detailed message all
      >>>>> of a sudden :
      >>>>>
      >>>>> 571 Requested action not taken: Message was spam or contained virus
      >>>> I don't know if they are running postfix or not, but neither that
      >>>> error code nor the text appear anywhere in postfix. This is a local
      >>>> configuration issue, not a postfix issue.
      >>>>
      >>>> I suppose any sufficiently flexible MTA can be configured to return
      >>>> nonsense.
      >>> Given on this list before ;)
      >>>
      >>> To find out whether it's Postfix or not, break protocol:
      >>>
      >>> 1240 [root:tru.leerlingen] /root # telnet localhost 25
      >>> Trying 127.0.0.1...
      >>> Connected to localhost.localdomain (127.0.0.1).
      >>> Escape character is '^]'.
      >>> 220-ipd50aa34e.speed.planet.nl ESMTP Postfix
      >>> 220 spamfiltered
      >>> ehlo localhost
      >>> 250-ipd50aa34e.speed.planet.nl
      >>> 250-PIPELINING
      >>> 250-SIZE 15360000
      >>> 250-STARTTLS
      >>> 250-ENHANCEDSTATUSCODES
      >>> 250 DSN
      >>> MAIL FROM: <paypal@...>
      >>> 250 2.1.0 Ok
      >>> RCPT TO: <bebedulcik@...>
      >>> 554 5.7.1 <bebedulcik@...>: Relay access denied
      >>> DATA
      >>> 554 5.5.1 Error: no valid recipients
      >>> Subject: 24.21.65.98
      >>> 221 2.7.0 Error: I can break rules, too. Goodbye.
      >>> Connection closed by foreign host.
      >>>
      >>> The last response proves it's Postfix.
      >>>
      >>> --Tonni
      >>>
      >>>
      >> you don't need more than one command:
      >>
      >> # telnet localhost 25
      >> Trying 127.0.0.1...
      >> Connected to localhost.
      >> Escape character is '^]'.
      >> 220 ouzoud.netoyen.net ESMTP Postfix
      >> GET /
      >> 221 2.7.0 Error: I can break rules, too. Goodbye.
      >> Connection closed by foreign host.
      >>
      >
      > himinbjorg# telnet inbound.hughes.net.cust.securehostedemail.com 25
      > Trying 64.97.204.10...
      > Connected to inbound.hughes.net.cust.securehostedemail.com.
      > Escape character is '^]'.
      > 220 HE Defense System ESMTP
      > GET /
      > 221 2.7.0 Error: I can break rules, too. Goodbye.
      >
      > Definitely postfix................
      >
      > So what now? Does anyone know someone at Tucows? I got a
      > NOC engineer to reply, and then its been dead silent. Is this something
      > postfix should be fixing automatically, or is it user responsibility?
      >
      > Thanks, Tuc


      The fact the site is running postfix is irrelevant. This is a
      site configuration problem.

      --
      Noel Jones
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